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Tag Archives: State Board of Elections

Editorial: Putting the loot in lieutenant (access required)

Maryland’s campaign finance laws are something of a rabbit warren, a maze of tunnels leading to different destinations depending on the election cycle, the “campaign finance entity” on the receiving end and the donor’s total contributions to all such entities, separately defined.

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Green Party to choose between Roseanne Barr, rival at Baltimore event (access required)

Roseanne Barr, her political rival and about 450 members of the Green Party will converge in Baltimore this week, as the party meets to choose its candidate for the November presidential election. However, choosing between Barr and the frontrunner, Dr. ...

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Court of Appeals: Greens, Libertarians need more signatures (access required)

Maryland’s top court on Monday dealt a blow to the Libertarian and Green parties, unanimously finding that each group is still more than 4,000 signatures short of the 10,000 needed to get a candidate for office on the ballot this ...

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Primary voting off to smooth start

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland, a state likely to get scant attention from the Republican presidential nominee this fall because of the Democrats’ clear edge in voter registration, drew the attention of the four GOP candidates Tuesday as they vie for the ...

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Smigiel and Parrott offer bills to clarify petition signatures

ANNAPOLIS — A group of citizens last year, upset about a new law granting in-state tuition to some of the state’s illegal immigrants, was the first in 20 years to successfully petition a law to a statewide ballot. The referendum ...

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Casa de Maryland narrows challenge to Dream Act

Casa de Maryland, the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit seeking to halt a state referendum on illegal immigrants receiving in-state college tuition, will no longer challenge the validity or number of petition signatures approved by the State Board of Elections. ...

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Gansler expects to net $750K at fundraiser

Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler expects to raise upwards of $750,000 at a single fundraiser Thursday in Bethesda, where Friends of Doug Gansler will host his 14th annual fundraiser. There will be no shortage of big-name donors contributing to the ...

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